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Government Reports Massive Abuse of Treatment Resources, Tries to Shift Blame

The Drug Czar’s “blog” (where EVERY day is Tuesday!) reported today (Tuesday, March 4): “A Wake-Up Call: Admissions to Treatment for Marijuana use Increases Sharply” The startling data:

Admission rates for primary marijuana increased nationally by 162 percent between 1992 and 2002

Their conclusion:

The report serves as a “wake-up call” for parents and young […]

Four Victims in Alberta

Several people have passed on articles to me about the tragic killing of four RMCP officers by a maniac who had a marijuana grow-op and ended up killing himself. There have been a number of good discussions about this around the web. The best I’ve seen so far is this article in the National Post […]

Positive press response in Seattle

The Kings County Bar Association proposal was released yesterday to the press and, while it’s gotten no coverage to speak of so far outside of Seattle, both the Seattle Times and the Seattle Post Intelligencer gave it some nice positive coverage. It is clearly being seen as an opening salvo in a long-term effort.

Proponents […]

Liberals and Prohibition

Serial Catowner has written an interesting and provocative post for Guest Drug WarRants. Check it out and leave your comments. Remember, anybody that would like to write your own material about the drug war is welcome to do so for Guest Drug WarRants. Just send me your post.